Objectives of lesson:
- Students will learn what constitutes plagiarism
- Students will learn about best practices to avoid plagiarism
Student will work in small groups of 4.
Activity-1: What do they already know? Time: 5 minutes
Each group will be given an A4 paper like this
|Definitely plagiarism||May be plagiarism||Definitely not plagiarism|
They will be asked to work in their group and write four things about plagiarism on the given A4 paper.
Activity-2: Pre-quiz plagiarism Time: 5 minutes
Students will be guided to following link to take pre-quiz about plagiarism. Each student will take quiz individually. http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/plag/pretest.php
Activity-3: Learn and Connect Time: 15 minutes
Students will learn new aspects of plagiarism and will connect with their previous knowledge. They will be directed to following link to learn about plagiarism. Moreover, they will discuss in groups as they explore more information about plagiarism.
Activity-4: Reflect on learning, Time: 5 minutes
Students will be encouraged to discuss how their position has changed after reading. Then they will write new notes and fine-tune their previous notes on their group paper about plagiarism.
Activity-5: Assessment for learning, Time: 10 minutes
Students will take quiz at
to check their understanding of plagiarims.
Activity-6: Best practices, Time: 15 minutes
Student in their groups study best practices to avoid plagiarism at
Activity-7: Identify Plagiarized work, Time: 10 minutes
Students in their groups go to following link
to identify plagiarized work
Activity-8: Make concept map, Time: 10 minutes
Then all groups in the class will make a concept map on a big poster to show different aspects of plagiarism.